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Garissa University Marks Two Years Since Deadly Al-Shabaab Attack

Garissa University College on Sunday marked two years since a deadly Al-Shabaab attack claimed 147 including students and security officers. The ceremony was attended by Garissa County commissioner James Kianda and other security officials. The university and Athletics Kenya organised a 5km marathon in memory of the victims. Commissioner Kianda acknowledged that Kenya

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Odinga Says His Opposition Alliance Will Tally and Announce Its Own Results

The National Super Alliance,  a loose grouping of Kenyan opposition will establish a parallel tally centre and announce its own results in August’s general polls, Raila Odinga, one of its co-principals has said. Odinga made the remarks at a weekend rally in Nairobi. "As IEBC will be announcing their results, media houses

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Kenyan Diaspora the Biggest Senders of Mobile to Mobile Remittances – World Remit

To mark the 10th anniversary of ground-breaking mobile money service M-PESA, WorldRemit has released new data showing that the Kenyan diaspora is the biggest sender of digital remittances to mobile accounts. Transfers to mobile money accounts make up 93% of WorldRemit transactions to Kenya now - showing that Kenyans continue to

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Rwanda to Deploy Sixth Peacekeeping Police Contingent in S. Sudan

Rwanda National Police (RNP) is set to increase its participation in United Nations peacekeeping missions when they deploy the sixth Formed Police Unit (FPU) to serve under the UN Mission in South Sudan early next month. According to Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) William Kayitare, the Commissioner for Peace Support Operations

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Kenyatta, Somali President Discuss Dadaab Camp, Direct Flights

  Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Somali counterpart Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed addressed a joint press conference at State House-Nairobi Thursday in which they addressed issues affecting the two countries. One of the key issues the two presidents agreed on is the launch direct flights between Nairobi and Mogadishu. The first of

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